R-12 Dvina

Local nameРакета Р-12 (8К63, SS-4)
LocationKoroliovskyi Raion, Zhytomyr, Ukraine

The R-12 was a theatre ballistic missile developed and deployed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Its GRAU designation was 8K63, and it was given the NATO reporting name of SS-4 Sandal. The R-12 rocket provided the Soviet Union with the capability to attack targets at medium ranges with a megaton-class thermonuclear warhead and constituted the bulk of the Soviet offensive missile threat to Western Europe. Deployments of the R-12 missile in Cuba caused the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. A total of 2335 missiles were produced; all were destroyed in 1993 under the Soviet and US Arms Control Treaty.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-12_Dvina

Address 18 Івана Франка вулиця, Житомир, Ukraine

Coordinates 50°15'10.531" N 28°40'38.606" E

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